N N Finer
Affiliation: University of California
- Neonatal resuscitation: toward improved performanceNeil N Finer
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Resuscitation 53:47-51. 2002..We utilized our reviews to evaluate the occurrence of errors, and to evaluate team and leader functions during neonatal resuscitation...
- The delivery room of the future: the fetal and neonatal resuscitation and transition suiteNeil N Finer
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, UC San Diego Medical Center, UC San Diego School of Medicine, 402 Dickinson Street, MPF 1 140, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Clin Perinatol 39:931-9. 2012..Human factors analysis will play an important role in the design and testing of the improvements for safe, effective, and efficient resuscitation of the newborn...
- Inhaled nitric oxide in preterm infants: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysisLisa M Askie
NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Australia
BMC Pediatr 10:15. 2010....
- NeOProM: Neonatal Oxygenation Prospective Meta-analysis Collaboration study protocolLisa M Askie
NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Parramatta Road, Camperdown, 2050, Australia
BMC Pediatr 11:6. 2011..In order to answer this clinical dilemma reliably, large scale trial evidence is needed...
- Airway obstruction during mask ventilation of very low birth weight infants during neonatal resuscitationNeil N Finer
UCSD Medical Center, 402 W Dickenson St 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Pediatrics 123:865-9. 2009..We reviewed our experience to determine the frequency of the occurrence of recognizable airway obstruction during resuscitation of very low birth weight infants...
- Oxygen saturation monitoring for the preterm infant: the evidence basis for current practiceNeil Finer
Department of Neonatology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California 92103, USA
Pediatr Res 65:375-80. 2009..Further prospective studies are required to evaluate the effects of varied oxygen targets on long-term outcome...
- Summary proceedings from the apnea-of-prematurity groupNeil N Finer
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 200 W Arbor Dr, 8774, San Diego, California 92103 8774, USA
Pediatrics 117:S47-51. 2006..This article describes a sample framework for the study of apnea in neonates and identifies future research needs. Plenary-session discussion points are also listed...
- Delivery room continuous positive airway pressure/positive end-expiratory pressure in extremely low birth weight infants: a feasibility trialNeil N Finer
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 200 W Arbor Dr, 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Pediatrics 114:651-7. 2004....
- Prospective evaluation of postnatal steroid administration: a 1-year experience from the California Perinatal Quality Care CollaborativeNeil N Finer
Department of Neonatology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Pediatrics 117:704-13. 2006..More recently, there has been a suggestion that corticosteroids may be a useful alternative therapy for hypotension in VLBW infants, but there have been no prospective reports of such use for a current cohort of VLBW infants...
- Nasal cannula use in the preterm infant: oxygen or pressure?Neil N Finer
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Pediatrics 116:1216-7. 2005
- Neonatal resuscitation: raising the barNeil N Finer
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 16:157-62. 2004..To provide an overview of neonatal resuscitation practices with an emphasis on interventions that are not currently accepted or adapted into existing resuscitation guidelines...
- To intubate or not--that is the question: continuous positive airway pressure versus surfactant and extremely low birthweight infantsN Finer
Department of Paediatrics Neonatology, UCSD Medical Centre, 200 West Arbor Drive No 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F392-4. 2006
- Nitric oxide therapy for the newborn infantN N Finer
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, 92103 8774, USA
Semin Perinatol 24:59-65. 2000..INO is an effective therapy for the hypoxic term neonate and will reduce the occurrence of death or the need for ECMO in this population. Further research is required to evaluate the benefit of this therapy in the hypoxic preterm infant...
- Randomized, prospective study of low-dose versus high-dose inhaled nitric oxide in the neonate with hypoxic respiratory failureN N Finer
University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
Pediatrics 108:949-55. 2001..We hypothesized that there is no difference in the acute improvement in oxygenation between treatment with inhaled nitric oxide at 1 to 2 parts per million (ppm) or 10 to 20 ppm...
- Comparison of methods of bag and mask ventilation for neonatal resuscitationN N Finer
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, San Diego Medical Center, University of California, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Resuscitation 49:299-305. 2001....
- Neonatal resuscitation for the preterm infant: evidence versus practiceN Finer
Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego Medical Center and School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
J Perinatol 30:S57-66. 2010..There are numerous opportunities for improving team and leader performance and outcomes following neonatal resuscitation. Further prospective studies are required to evaluate specific interventions...
- An open label, pilot study of Aerosurf® combined with nCPAP to prevent RDS in preterm neonatesNeil N Finer
Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103, USA
J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv 23:303-9. 2010..To avoid potential sequelae of endotracheal (ET) intubation and mechanical ventilation, prophylactic aerosolization of surfactant delivered via nCPAP has been attempted with limited success...
- Inhaled nitric oxide for premature infants with severe respiratory failureKrisa P Van Meurs
Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
N Engl J Med 353:13-22. 2005..We conducted a multicenter, randomized, blinded, controlled trial to determine whether inhaled nitric oxide reduced the rate of death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia in such infants...
- Delivery room intervention: improving the outcomeWade D Rich
Division of Neonatology, University of California San Diego, 402 Dickenson Street, Suite 1 140, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Clin Perinatol 37:189-202. 2010..Well-designed clinical trials are still needed to further establish the most optimal resuscitation interventions...
- Effects of ibuprofen and indomethacin on the regional circulation in newborn pigletsM V Speziale
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, Calif, USA
Biol Neonate 76:242-52. 1999..05). While indomethacin and, to a lesser extent, ibuprofen both increase renal vascular resistance, indomethacin vasoconstricts the gastrointestinal and cerebral circulations which are unaffected by ibuprofen...
- The hemodynamic effects of prolonged respiratory alkalosis in anesthetized newborn pigletsK Jundi
University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics 92103, USA
Intensive Care Med 26:449-56. 2000..CONCLUSIONS: Prolonged hyperventilation leads to systemic hypotension, however it does not exacerbate hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction...
- Synchronized nasal intermittent positive-pressure ventilation and neonatal outcomesVineet Bhandari
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8064, USA
Pediatrics 124:517-26. 2009..Limited information is available on the outcomes of infants managed with SNIPPV...
- Impact of postnatal corticosteroid use on neurodevelopment at 18 to 22 months' adjusted age: effects of dose, timing, and risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely low birth weight infantsDeanne Wilson-Costello
Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Division of Neonatology, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Pediatrics 123:e430-7. 2009....
- Partial liquid ventilation with and without inhaled nitric oxide in a newborn piglet model of meconium aspirationK J Barrington
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:1922-7. 1999..The combination of PLV and inhaled NO produced both effects, acutely improving both gas exchange and lung mechanics. Combined therapy with PLV and inhaled NO may have benefits in the MAS...
- A comparison of three neonatal resuscitation devicesStacie Bennett
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, UCSD Medical Center, 401 Dickenson, MPF 1 140, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Resuscitation 67:113-8. 2005....
- Shock: a common consequence of neonatal asphyxiaTina A Leone
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
J Pediatr 158:e9-12. 2011..Therapy directed at the cardiovascular system can improve short-term measures of systemic blood flow, but to date has not been demonstrated to improve long-term outcome...
- Antenatal consent in the SUPPORT trial: challenges, costs, and representative enrollmentWade D Rich
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
Pediatrics 126:e215-21. 2010....
- Tidal volume threshold for colorimetric carbon dioxide detectors available for use in neonatesDonna M Garey
University of California, Division of Neonatology, 402 Dickinson St, MPF 1 140 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Pediatrics 121:e1524-7. 2008..The objective of this study was to determine the minimal tidal volume that causes a breath-to-breath color change on 2 colorimetric carbon dioxide detectors...
- A survey of delivery room resuscitation practices in the United StatesTina A Leone
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
Pediatrics 117:e164-75. 2006..To determine current resuscitation practices of neonatologists in the United States...
- Disposable colorimetric carbon dioxide detector use as an indicator of a patent airway during noninvasive mask ventilationTina A Leone
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of California, 200 W Arbor Dr, MC 8774, San Diego, California 92103, USA
Pediatrics 118:e202-4. 2006..In this report, we describe our experience with these devices for use during preintubation airway stabilization as observed during videotaped performances from a prospective, randomized trial of intubation premedication...
- Sequential analysis for quality control in the neonatal intensive care unitK J Barrington
Department of Pediatrics, the University of California-San Diego, CA, USA
J Pediatr 139:778-84. 2001....
- Resuscitation of preterm neonates by using room air or 100% oxygenCasey L Wang
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
Pediatrics 121:1083-9. 2008..In this study of preterm neonates of <32 weeks, we prospectively compared the use of room air versus 100% oxygen as the initial resuscitation gas...
- Ten-year trends in neonatal assisted ventilation of very low-birthweight infantsWade Rich
School of Medicine and Medical Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
J Perinatol 23:660-3. 2003..To examine ventilatory support for the VLBW infant over the past 10 years in a single academic NICU and determine factors that predicted length of ventilation, death, and CLD...
- Neonatal intubation: success of pediatric traineesTina A Leone
Division of Neonatology, San Diego Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
J Pediatr 146:638-41. 2005..To review the success of pediatric trainees for neonatal intubation over a 10-year interval at a single academic center...
- Predicting time to hospital discharge for extremely preterm infantsSusan R Hintz
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Pediatrics 125:e146-54. 2010..Accurate models for predicting time to hospital discharge could aid in resource planning, family counseling, and stimulate quality-improvement initiatives...
- Outcome of term infants using apgar scores at 10 minutes following hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathyAbbot R Laptook
Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Pediatrics 124:1619-26. 2009..The objective of this study was to determine whether Apgar scores at 10 minutes are associated with death or disability in early childhood after perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy...
- Role of L-carnitine in apnea of prematurity: a randomized, controlled trialJane O'Donnell
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
Pediatrics 109:622-6. 2002..We also wanted to determine the effects of supplemental carnitine on weight gain, time to regain birth weight, time to achieve full enteral feedings, and length of hospital stay...
- Premedication for nonemergent neonatal intubations: a randomized, controlled trial comparing atropine and fentanyl to atropine, fentanyl, and mivacuriumKari D Roberts
Division of Neonatology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
Pediatrics 118:1583-91. 2006....
- Impact of timing of birth and resident duty-hour restrictions on outcomes for small preterm infantsEdward F Bell
Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Pediatrics 126:222-31. 2010....
- Surfactant use for neonatal lung injury: beyond respiratory distress syndromeNeil N Finer
University of California, San Diego, USA
Paediatr Respir Rev 5:S289-97. 2004..Surfactant treatment may be of significant benefit in newborn infants with respiratory compromise secondary to a number of insults, and further prospective evidence of its efficacy in such disorders is needed...
- Parenteral glutamine supplementation does not reduce the risk of mortality or late-onset sepsis in extremely low birth weight infantsBrenda B Poindexter
Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Pediatrics 113:1209-15. 2004..Whether glutamine supplementation would provide a similar benefit to extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants is not known...
- Predictors of death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants with respiratory failureN Ambalavanan
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
J Perinatol 28:420-6. 2008..To identify the variables that predict death/physiologic bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants with severe respiratory failure...
- A randomized trial of suprasternal palpation to determine endotracheal tube position in neonatesAlok Jain
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
Resuscitation 60:297-302. 2004..To compare suprasternal palpation, a previously described bedside technique, with standard chest radiography for correct positioning of the endotracheal tube (ETT) in newborn infants...
- Very low birth weight preterm infants with surgical short bowel syndrome: incidence, morbidity and mortality, and growth outcomes at 18 to 22 monthsConrad R Cole
Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Pediatrics 122:e573-82. 2008....
- Cytokines associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia or death in extremely low birth weight infantsNamasivayam Ambalavanan
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
Pediatrics 123:1132-41. 2009..The goal was to develop multivariate logistic regression models for the outcome of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and/or death at postmenstrual age of 36 weeks by using clinical and cytokine data from the first 28 days...
- Neonatal outcomes of extremely preterm infants from the NICHD Neonatal Research NetworkBarbara J Stoll
Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine and Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Pediatrics 126:443-56. 2010....
- Whole-body hypothermia for neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathySeetha Shankaran
Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Wayne State University, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
N Engl J Med 353:1574-84. 2005..Hypothermia is protective against brain injury after asphyxiation in animal models. However, the safety and effectiveness of hypothermia in term infants with encephalopathy is uncertain...
- Clinical performance of an in-line, ex vivo point-of-care monitor: a multicenter studyGlenn F Billman
Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Clin Chem 48:2030-43. 2002..An objective of attached point-of-care patient monitoring is to provide clinically relevant data without the adverse consequences associated with serial phlebotomy...
- Perinatal systemic inflammatory response syndrome and retinopathy of prematurityBeena G Sood
Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Pediatr Res 67:394-400. 2010..We conclude that perinatal inflammation may be involved in the pathogenesis of ROP...
- Elevated temperature after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: risk factor for adverse outcomesAbbot Laptook
Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, 101 Dudley St, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Pediatrics 122:491-9. 2008....
- Outcomes of safety and effectiveness in a multicenter randomized, controlled trial of whole-body hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathySeetha Shankaran
Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Pediatrics 122:e791-8. 2008..Whole-body hypothermia reduced the frequency of death or moderate/severe disabilities in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in a randomized, controlled multicenter trial...
- Maternal age, multiple birth, and extremely low birth weight infantsBetty R Vohr
Department of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
J Pediatr 154:498-503.e2. 2009..To compare the rates of adverse neurodevelopmental outcome or death at 18 to 22 months among extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants born to mothers >or=4 0 years to the corresponding rates among infants of younger mothers...
- Prolonged duration of initial empirical antibiotic treatment is associated with increased rates of necrotizing enterocolitis and death for extremely low birth weight infantsC Michael Cotten
Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Pediatrics 123:58-66. 2009....
- Neonatal candidiasis: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical judgmentDaniel K Benjamin
Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Duke Clinical Research Institute, 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Pediatrics 126:e865-73. 2010..We quantified risk factors that predict infection in premature infants at high risk and compared clinical judgment with a prediction model of invasive candidiasis...
- Aerosolized surfactantsJan Mazela
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Curr Opin Pediatr 19:155-62. 2007..To present existing data on the potential use of aerosolized surfactants for treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in the era of noninvasive ventilatory support...
- A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial comparing Surfaxin (Lucinactant) lavage with standard care for treatment of meconium aspiration syndromeThomas E Wiswell
Discovery Laboratories, Inc, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 109:1081-7. 2002..The objective of this study was to compare treatment with bronchoalveolar lavage using dilute Surfaxin with standard therapy in a population of newborn infants with MAS...
- Inhaled nitric oxide for preterm infants: a systematic reviewKeith J Barrington
Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
Pediatrics 120:1088-99. 2007..Our goal was to determine whether, for preterm newborn infants with respiratory disease, inhaled nitric oxide reduced the rates of death, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, intracranial hemorrhage, or neurodevelopmental disability...
- Cost-effectiveness of inhaled nitric oxide in near-term and term infants with respiratory failure: eighteen- to 24-month follow-up for Canadian patientsPhilip Jacobs
Department of Public Health, University of Alberta and the Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Canada
Crit Care Med 30:2330-4. 2002..oxygen, administered to near-term and term infants with severe respiratory failure who were referred for consideration for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation...
- Inhaled nitric oxide for preterm infants: a therapy in search of an indication? The search continuesNeil N Finer
J Pediatr 146:301-3. 2005
- MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITSNeil Finer; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITSNeil Finer; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..